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Top 5: Pioneers
French-Canadian history specialist and writer Yves Breton offered to teach us more about French Canadian pioneers and their history.
As 2015 marks the 400th anniversary of the French presence in Ontario, Yves Breton wishes to highlight the role of Jean Nicolet, Marguerite Bourgeois, Marie Guyart, Nicolas Perrault and Pierre Gaultier de Varennes in building Canada.
That`s what he set out to do in his latest book, “Drôle de vie que voilà!”.
The work of Yves Breton, as co-founder of the Vanier Museopark in Ottawa, has been acclaimed many times. In 2015, he received the Huguette-Parent Prize during the ceremony Prix du patrimoine of French Ontario.
Réalisateur: Raphaëlle Mercier
Production year: 2014
YVES BRETON, écrivain, nous présente : 5 pionniers majeurs du Canada français.
Texte informatif :
5 Samuel de Champlain
Samuel de Champlain, c'est le
fondateur de Québec. C'était un
homme de vision, un homme de
projets. Il a été absolument
exceptionnel, parce qu'il a
instauré dès le début une
politique de métissage et
une politique de respect des
Amérindiens. Il a compris qu'il
fallait parler aux Amérindiens
en utilisant leur langue à eux.
Donc il a envoyé des jeunes
comme Jean Nicolet, Étienne
Brûlé, Nicolas Marsolet
apprendre les langues
amérindiennes afin que les
Français puissent entretenir des
les peuples amérindiens.
Texte informatif :
4 Jean Nicolet
Jean Nicolet est très, très
important dans notre Histoire,
parce qu'il a su travailler avec
les Amérindiens sur le plan
commercial, sur le plan de
la paix et sur le plan de
l'entraide également. Il avait
un don de la diplomatie, il
était un pacificateur phénoménal
et malgré son jeune âge,
il était dans la jeune trentaine
quand il est allé au Wisconsin,
il a tellement impressionné les
gens que l'État du Wisconsin le
considère comme le père
de cet État.
Texte informatif :
Marie Guyart et Marguerite Bourgeoys
Marie Guyart a fondé le couvent
des Ursulines de Québec en 1634,
et Marguerite Bourgeoys a fondé
sa première école en 1658 et
elle a fondé également une
congrégation, la Congrégation de
Notre-Dame. Alors ce sont des
personnes très, très importantes
parce qu'elles ont compris qu'un
pays sans écoles ne pouvait
pas rester vif et ne pouvait
pas tellement prospérer.
Texte informatif :
2 Nicolas Perrot
Il a été un ethnologue,
un sociologue, un politologue
avant même l'existence
de ces mots-là. Nicolas Perrot
a été tellement aimé des Amérindiens
que les Amérindiens de l'État du
Wisconsin encore une fois, et de
la partie occidentale de l'État
du Michigan, le considèrent
comme leur père. Donc il
a un peu, à cet égard, suivi
les traces de Jean Nicolet.
Texte informatif :
Pierre Gaultier de la Vérendrye
Lui, il a été le plus grand
explorateur des années 1770.
On lui doit l'exploration de
certains États du Nord américain
et du Nord-Ouest canadien. Il
a beaucoup exploré l'Ontario.
Ce qu'on appelle le Manitoba
aujourd'hui, la Saskatchewan et
l'Alberta, ce sont ses fils
et lui qui ont exploré ces
endroits-là et qui ont établi
des postes de traite avec les
Amérindiens. Ses fils qui
étaient aussi importants que
lui, mais qui sont aujourd'hui
des inconnus, ont découvert
la route vers l'océan Pacifique.
On nous présente le livre : Histoires de l'avènement du Canada de Yves Breton.
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